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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By georgejm
BMW X5 - What are they good for!?! ...

BMW X5 - What are they good for!?!

"Absolutely nothing"

lol
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,702
Posted By georgejm
okay..... 18" Michelin RF at $600. per tire has...

okay..... 18" Michelin RF at $600. per tire has got to be a mistake. Even if they balance/mount with alignment would it be at that price even for BMW. Somebody's calculator is having a malfunction.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,702
Posted By georgejm
Bmw mount/balance = $50.00 per tire and $250.00...

Bmw mount/balance = $50.00 per tire and $250.00 for alignment

We also have a Cayenne Diesel and they charge $325.00 for alignment which I told them they should be waving a gun at those prices....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,702
Posted By georgejm
^^^Wow

^^^Wow
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,702
Posted By georgejm
I just bought a 19" set about a month ago, rides...

I just bought a 19" set about a month ago, rides great and my dealer was a little under Tire Rack, they hated me but I don't care, lol. They will sting ya on mount/balance/alignment, crazy nose bleed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
Well I decided to go with the Michelin RFT after...

Well I decided to go with the Michelin RFT after a lot of phone calls discussing price. Some confusion about promotional sales on tires but in the end it was a little under Tire Rack pricing. I think...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By georgejm
Road imperfections will be exposed in BMW land...

Road imperfections will be exposed in BMW land and it is in their suspension DNA. After the first two years in an X5 (first BMW) I quickly realized I was not in a GM SUV cushy ride anymore. I built...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
Don't get me wrong, glad you are getting a good...

Don't get me wrong, glad you are getting a good deal but the math is a little fuzzy with $292. per tire. I do not think the dealer would sell knock-offs so I would not worry and be happy with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
You just did, I'm missing something.

You just did, I'm missing something.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
Already thought of that, (carry spare tire on...

Already thought of that, (carry spare tire on trips) and because I'm a little weird I thought the tire could double as a place to put things in so they don't roll around in the back like pool acid or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
Dealer wants $184.00 to mount and balance,...

Dealer wants $184.00 to mount and balance, $180.00 for alignment, 375.00 per tire plus tax. We must be shopping different tires.
255/50R19
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
That is crazy cheap, been shopping for a set of...

That is crazy cheap, been shopping for a set of Michelin Latitude HP ZP for three days, two dealers, one local tire shop, and Tire Rack. No where near your price, dealer wants $2000 for tires mount,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
It would be good to have traditional tires that...

It would be good to have traditional tires that would create a more compliant ride and less noise but I believe the trade off is what they tag "the ultimate driving machine". I imagine the stiff...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
Yes, I guess we don't know what we don't know not...

Yes, I guess we don't know what we don't know not having the feel for both types. We have a twenty-four mile bridge over water here and they won't allow you to stop if you have a flat (they push you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
Thanks, not a lease, I don't think I will be...

Thanks, not a lease, I don't think I will be going back with another X5 (second one back to back) as I may be looking for a smaller SUV. I will have to say that for the four years they have been...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By georgejm
it's tire time

34,000 mi and while not at the ware marks yet, I see no need to stretch them out and having one with air loss on three occasions. I have Bridgestone now but like the Michelin or Conti Extreme Contact...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By georgejm
Or......just get black wheels, looks great and...

Or......just get black wheels, looks great and brake dust is just a second coat.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By georgejm
I had a 2011 X5D and currently have a 2012 X5D,...

I had a 2011 X5D and currently have a 2012 X5D, both units have waterfalls when I open the rear doors (both sides) after washing or rain. I open the rear doors for the kids and water falls on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-05-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,263
Posted By georgejm
Always good to walk away, always.

Always good to walk away, always.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,635
Posted By georgejm
I like my comfort seats especially the way the...

I like my comfort seats especially the way the back splits in half, I find it makes a big difference. I also find the bottom real hard maybe because of the massage feature that I never use and the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,594
Posted By georgejm
So how do you compare the road noise and ride...

So how do you compare the road noise and ride quality. My situation here is that my wife drives across a twenty-four mile bridge everyday and the RFT"s gives me some reassurance that she can make it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,658
Posted By georgejm
Part of the stereo system, B & O, some Audi's...

Part of the stereo system, B & O, some Audi's have it as a 6k up charge, wonder what BMW wants for it?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,163
Posted By georgejm
Update: Think I may have spoke too soon, watched...

Update: Think I may have spoke too soon, watched some videos, impressive. Lets see how the drive feels. Hope they went in the right direction.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,658
Posted By georgejm
Well just maybe I can get over my personal issues...

Well just maybe I can get over my personal issues with the exterior given the interior is to my liking. The seats look fantastic and you can almost feel yourself sitting in those comfort seats. My...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,808
Posted By georgejm
Good choice getting the Touareg, my neighbor has...

Good choice getting the Touareg, my neighbor has one and likes it as well. I got the Porsche diesel and it's fun to drive but it's not always easy to justify the price difference when looking for the...
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